Chuck Yeager is many iconic things, including the man who first broke the sound barrier.
I almost instantly grabbed the helmet and a Sharpie went out the door and turned my Chevy Citation in the direction of the airport. Upon arriving at the airport I had my eyes peeled for the General. I was very familiar with what he looked like as he had been doing lots of celebrity endorsement commercials for AC sparkplugs at the time.
I saw him among a gaggle of admirers, I uncapped my Sharpie and waited for my moment.
"General Yeager would you be so kind as to autograph my helmet?" I asked with Sharpie and helmet extended...